The article describes a way to move from Centos 8 to AlmaLinux. This is a hot topic because Centos 8 won’t be supported after December 2021 anymore.
This article describes very good and deeply the problem with Centos 8 and also its evolution from the beginning to today, when everyone using Centos 8 should make (should have made!) thoughts about the future of his systems.
To get a list of availale updates
yum -v check-update
To get a transaction list of last updates
yum -v history list
To get a list of changes during a transaction
yum history info <transactionID>
To remove obsolete kernel packages without questions
package-cleanup –oldkernels -y
Sometimes you need to extend the existing volume group to be able to add free space to the logical volumes in there.
Look at this situation:
[root@localhost ~]# vgs data VG #PV #LV #SN Attr VSize VFree data 1 1 0 wz--n- 39.99g 0
To extend a logical volume (LV) named ´logs` to the whole space of the volume group (VG) named ´data` execute the following command:
# lvextend -l 100%VG /dev/data/logs